Greek Magical Papyri

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Greek Magical Papyri (papyri is plural of papyrus) (commonly abbreviated to PGM from the Latin title Papyri Graecae Magicae) is a collective term for a collection of texts, written mostly in Ancient Greek (but also in Coptic, Demotic Egyptian, etc.), found in the deserts of Egypt, which cast light in some way on the magico-religious syncretistic world of Greco-Roman Egypt and the surrounding area. Giovanni Anastasi bought the papyri in Egypt about 1827. The "Thebes Cache" also contained the Stockholm papyrus and Leinden X papyrus (alchemical writings). His collection was dispersed in the 1840s and 1850's. The papyri date mostly from the second century BCE to the fifth century or so CE. The corpus that makes up these papyri was first recollected (by translation) in the early twentieth century by German scholar Karl Preisendanz, and published by him in two volumes in 1928 and 1931. A projected third volume (containing new texts and indices) was destroyed during the bombing of Leipzig in the Second World War.

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Language:
English
Number of Pages:
68
Media Type:
Softcover
Publisher:
Alphascript Publishing

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Product Type:
Paperback book
Package Dimensions:
0.22 x 0.15 x 0.003 m; 0.15 kg
GTIN:
09786130774974
DUIN:
4QV6BOQJLD2
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